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there they discussed the crisis. >> we're united in our determination to impose costs on russia for actions. as they move to restore order in eastern ukraine, it is obvious to the world these russianbacked groups are not peaceful protesters. they're heavily armed militants who are receiving support from russia. >> our guest is a fellow at the george washington university institute for public diplomacy and global communication. always good to get your perspective. punishing russia, is it going to be financial? is it the president at some point, do you see any indication he's going to be willing to go farther than just financial sanction, waver that may be? >> well, there are limited tools here. putin habs the strongest cards to play in this particular crisis. what happens in ukraine is far more important to russia and to europe than it is, you know, to the united states. the president has been able to inflick some costs on putin. the markets have inflicted some costs on russia. obviously, first and foremost, up to vladimir putin how far this goes. >> you wrote that angela merkel, chancellor
. fredricka. >> nick paton-walsh, thanks so much. this violence comes a few weeks after ukraine and russia and western countries reached a peace deal. now russia says the deal is dead. the spokes man for vladimir putin said the military movement is the last nail in the coffin. matthew chance is joining us from moscow. matthew, it is hard to tell what putin is doing to use the violence to push the deal out the window. what is happening here? >> reporter: actually, within the past few minutes, a statement issued by the foreign ministry which lavrov, the foreign minister said, look, the geneva agreement is the best way of deescalating the situation in eastern ukraine. a phone conversation with kerry and lavrov. he called on the united states to use everything within its power to get the authorities to end the military operations in eastern ukraine. this comes after the terrible deaths that took place in odessa. nearly 40 people killed. pro-russian supporters in a government building inside and torched by a pro-kiev supporters. that is not gone down well. the kremlin condemned the action. the
's offensive to recapture the city of slovyansk from forces siding with russia. russia claims it has gotten thousands of pleas of help from inside. >>> a major ruling in a legal battle between the world's top smartphonemakers. a federal jury ruled that samsung enfringed on apple's features. samsung was ordered to pay $120 million in damages. that was far short of the $2.2 billion apple had been seeking. apple's big payday was reduced slightly when the same jury found that apple, too, had copied one of samsung's patents. >>> and a school bus near georgetown, mississippi, in flames. moments earlier, it was carrying high school students. but a postal worker, betty wyndam, happened to see the bus when it started to smoke. she is also a part-time firefighter. drove in front of the bus, forcing it to stop. she and her sister helped the driver and 21 students off just in time. the cause of that fire is under investigation. heads up for that. >>> and panic underground in new york city, as a packed subway train goes off the rails. the train derailed between two stations in queens on friday. rescue c
ukrainian soldiers dead. president obama promising even tough iter sanctions against russia. looks like a scene straight out of the movie. two men wearing business suits and fake were wigs. sprayed several esm employees and shocking one many times. no one was seriously thursday there. the robbers are still on the loose. no word on how much money they got away with. ivanka trump knows who she would like to see in the white house. her father. she told greta van susteren, trump would make a fabulous president because of his viewpoints and because of the fact that he listens and cares about people. >> as an american, i would love him to run for president. he is incredibly smart, incredibly knowledgeable. he has had tremendous experiences which would prepare him for the challenge. as a daughter, it's more complicated, obviously. it's a very tough life afternoon the political one is a challenge. >> well, we have been asking mr. trump if he is running but he keeps telling us, we will see what happens. >> and ben affleck may be great at run aring a gambling racket in the movies like this. >> wh
when it comes to sanctions against russia. >> the goal is not to punish russia. the goal is to give them an incentive to choose the better course. that is to resolve these issues diplomatically. we are reunited on that front. leaders pointed to the ukraine elections as the next trigger point in determining whether stations were be expanded. says --hase the projection reflects a continued challenging environment and lower client activity levels. those are the top headlines at this hour. >> i want to get insight on today's jobs report. joining me now is >> from our studios in new york, this is "charlie rose." is bricklin dwyer. and janet elkin. great to have you here. let's start with you. from the jobsaway report? >> it is a mixed blessing. --saw a pop and play roles payrolls. generally that is a good thing. looking at the details, in the u.s. we had multiple payrolls. multiple jobs numbers. some numbers were less supportive of a stark rebound. >> what kind of details? the number of people actually in the labor force? >> exactly. but we look at is when people are confident, they've r
russia today and that trigger is the continued destabilization inside ukraine to the point that it would impede crucial elections in ukraine set for may 25th, about three weeks from now. and as the u.s. sets this new red line, the u.s. and russia are moving further apart in their views of the situation. the u.s. is blaming russia. russia blaming the u.s. today you have the president saying that clearly russia must be involved and they must be peaceful if they have missiles to shoot down helicopters. meanwhile, russia's ambassador to the u.n. accusing the u.s. of orchestrating the violence. he made the point that every time a u.s. official visits kiev, that the violence on the ground increases. you also have western officials taking a more darkly humorous look at the events tweeting ukrainian helicopters shot down in slovyansk, some elderly ladies must have bought rpgs at the grocery store, i assume. this is dark humor. they have a way to push back against the russian propaganda and it's really enflaming the ground and it's to support the paramilitaries and we're seeing the effects right
.pmorgan shares are lower e after hours it the company disclosed $4.7 billion in exposure to russia. that's it from cnbc, first in business worldwide. you are so outta here! aah! [ female announcer ] the complete balanced nutrition of great-tasting ensure. 24 vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, and 9 grams of protein. [ bottle ] ensure®. nutrition in charge™. [ bottle ] ensure®. explaining my moderate to severe so there i was again, chronic plaque psoriasis to another new stylist. it was a total embarrassment. and not the kind of attention i wanted. so i had a serious talk with my dermatologist about my treatment options. this time, she prescribed humira-adalimumab. humira helps to clear the surface of my skin by actually working inside my body. in clinical trials, most adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis saw 75% skin clearance. and the majority of people were clear or almost clear in just 4 months. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer have happene
with the german chancellor angela merkel. the u.s. is warning of tougher sanctions against russia over ukraine. the president saying the preference is a diplomatic solution but if that doesn't happen the next step is more sanctions. he says he understands the concerns of some european countries but he's confident the u.s. and the european union will stand together. >> the goal is not to punish russia. the goal is to give them an incentive to choose the better course. and that is to resolve these issues diplomatically. and i think we are united on that front. within europe, within the eu, i'm sure there has to be extensive consultations. you've got 28 countries and some are more vulnerable than others to potential russian retaliation. we have to take those into account. not every country is going to be in exactly the same place. what has been remarkable is the degree to which all countries agreed that russia's violated international law, violate ed territorial sovereignty of a country in europe and there has to be consequences for that. >> reports of helicopters being shut down and heavy gunfir
-hold city of slaviansk. they hold their ground barricaded in government buildings as russia calls forage machine u.n. security council meeting set to begin at noon to discuss this very crisis. jon: authorities averting quote unimaginable tragedy in a small minnesota town, arresting a 17-year-old student. they say he was planning to kill his family and bomb a junior and senior high school. mike tobin live in chicago with more on this. police think, mike, that this teenager was actually very close to carrying out this attack? >> reporter: in large part, jon, because of the extensive planning that went into this. nearly a year of planning went into this meticulous plot to quote, kill as many students as he could. according to the criminal complaint, 17-year-old john ladieu planned to kill his mother, father, sister and with a 22 caliber rifle because the 22 would not make that noise. he would start a fire to distract first respond is. with authorities busy he plant to head to the junior senior high school and set off bombs and kill people not killed by bombs. the plot was thwarted only beca
the extraction forces, rescue forces killed as well because in a russia to do something, you rush to failure. that's a cardinal rule in the military you don't make that kind of mistake. you soberly, quickly and as rapidly as possible address the situation but don't just run over the top of the heal because something. killed. >> mark and antonio, if you listen closely alleges later to lovell's own testimony upon interrogation by congressman colley, he said something -- conley when he was different, said given the resources we had at the time, could we have stopped this? no. no. >> that's sort of one of the three key questions in all of this, i think. a, was there adequate security at that place? b, given the resources, could we have stopped it and, 3, had we, the white house, been lying? i think it's the concenof fire mind would folks there was insufficient security but there was, you know, no trail of desseat, no cover-up and given the minimal resources they could not have stopped this the minimal resources they could not have stopped this. >> let's talk to jay -- listen to jay carney talkin
in this morning's fighting, both pilots were killed. russia says ukraine's government will be held responsible for today's attacks. >> president obama is discussing ukraine this morning with a key u.s. ally german chancellor ainge la america angela merkel is visiting the white house. merkel is under pressure at home from german strips thatindustries that don't want to lose russia's business. >> now to the controversy over donald sterling. leon jenkins resigned last night after facing backlash. he chose sterling to receive a lifetime achievement award this month. >> that offer was withdrawn after sterling's racial remarks became public. and as we report sterling's health is suddenly an issue. >> reporter: just before the end of thursday night's playoff game, espn.com reported that disgraced clippers owner donald sterling is battling cancer. the news came as a surprise to clippers' coach doc rivers. >> didn't know it until just now. i don't have a reaction to that. i hope it's not true. >> my thoughts and prayers are with him. nobody deserves to go through something like that.
they will discuss more economic sanctions on russia but at some point the real question is whether tightening the screws on a major trading partner ceases to be in the interest of the german government. >> joe, a bit of a turn. another problem, really one that's plagued the administration for quite some time now. i want to get your take on. new criticism coming at the administration for their handling on the violence in benghazi, the deadly events in benghazi. this e-mail from ben rhodes that came out, is it really a smoking gun as is being described by republicans or is this just more -- is this politicking as this issue has become a bit of a political football ahead of the midterms? >> well, it's a question of optics, kate. also a question of putting the obama administration back on defense with house republicans exploiting those newly disclosed documents that suggests the white house may have misled the public about the attack in benghazi that killed a u.s. ambassador. this all had quieted down but now sort of brought back into the limelight after the non-profit group judicial watch uncove
is down a third. in russia, the micex is down a third as well. china still close because of a two-day holiday. they'll be back on monday. the nikkei slipping down 0.2%. the hang seng up 0.5%. the s&p sx. just take a net on this, 38 treasury yields 3.42% at the moment. we got down to 3.39%. the ten-year has been down to two-month lows, 2.59 was the yield during the session yesterday. we're off those lows at the moment. but maybe a bit of a short squeeze going on in treasury markets. we'll talk about that during the show. on the currency markets, the dollar, cautious again ahead of nonfarm payroll. euro/dollar, 1.36 and dollar/yen 102.46. we keep our eyes on sterling, 1.69. up near a five-week peak. that's where we stand with currencies right now. meanwhile, let's bring you up to speed with the latest in ukraine. reports of casualties in eastern ukraine today after the country's military has launched a large operation to regain control of the town of slovyansk. sources say pro-russian separatists have strengthened their hold on donetsk after taking another government building. prime
, i'm ali velshi, sayonara. rocked by a latests yeah explosion. crisis in ukraine, russia's grip now tied with the east, and the nato leader now calls the emelin an enemy. >> may day demands angry crowds across the globe, choose today to take to the streets. from the ashes how a crack down on the taliban is creating new opportunities for young pakistanis. and the silk solution, new medical possibilities using web fighters fibers from spiders and goats. >> . >> we begin with ex-treatment violence late today, at least dozen people killed in an explosion just outside the capitol. witnesses say a car bomb went off near the check point. no one has claimed responsibility but the armed group has targeted the city before in it's fight against western influence, a rough francelation means western education is forbidden. tonight's attacks come two weeks after suspected boca gunman kidnapped 200 nigerian school girls. >> what we know speaking to the authorities is that there was a vehicle that was apparently layden with explosives that went off not far from a check point that was been manned by
show for today, i'm ali velshi, sayonara. rocked by a latests yeah explosion. crisis in ukraine, russia's grip now tied with the east, and the nato leader now calls the emelin an enemy. >> may day demands angry crowds across the globe, choose today to take to the streets. from the ashes how a crack down on the taliban is creatingew
weather. in ukraine, the fears are growing from russian invasion. as the threatens rhetoric from russia's president gets louder. in seattle, the mayor announce as plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour, the high nest the united states. and there are new images of toronto mayor rob ford, allegedly doing drugs yet again, ford says he is headed to rehab, won't talk to the leading challenger running against him, for mayor. >> for the first time in a few days the sun is shining here in the east coast, and communities in a dozen states are finally drying out and cleaning up. the stomps along the eastern seaboard were brutal. and philadelphia several inches of rain said rivers and streams over their banks, crews had to make their way through flooding streets. in maryland half way through baltimore, hundreds of people were told to evacuate after heavy rain flooded streets. authorities opened up nearby dams to prevent more flooding. and in florida a bay bay is one of hundreds of people rescued in pensacola. meanwhile, florida investigators are trying to determine if the heavy rains
this is nato allies, particularly those close to russia and ukraine, have requested a more robust nato presence including larger permanent deployments on their soil. these additional troops will come from u.s. forces already in europe. the british may also be contributing. this as it's becoming clearer inside ukraine that the government there is unable to police and control its own territory. as pro-russian militants expand their armed action across the eastern part of the country. in the scenes of escalating violence in eastern ukraine, this one is particularly sobering. the ukrainian riot police sent in to remove pro-russian militants from city of donestk were instead removed, themselves, chased away and later stripped of their shields, bat batons, even their bulletproof vests. the militants were left to bust down doors and shatter windows. pro-russian militants are steadily seizing control of communities a cross eastern ukraine. slavyansk is under control. as are police headquarters and city halls in ability oaeight o eastern towns and cities. ukrainian officials say they're powerless to sto
the military out there in the east might provide a pretext for russia to cross the border with it's own troops. that said, it is a powerful statement from the kiev administration, that it is not going to allow the east simply to slip away. >> what more do we know about the violence and controlling the violence in the east? >> well, it's been -- as i say, a public holiday, that has meant that people aren't at work, in the east it has given them ample opportunity, there have been peaceful protests. which has been previous hot bed of unrest, there was a large but peaceful protest today. but that said, there have been demonstrations which have effectively taking more billings in several cities up there in the east, and the biggest was in a place called dunat. the sheer numbers and the violence that they were prepared to use, overwhelmed those riot police, they were stripped of their riot shields and they protective equipment, they were marched rather embarrassingly through a gauntlet of protestor and is demonstrators are very clearly in control of several buildings now. >> very difficult situation
are demanding access to jobs and higher wages. in russia, tens of thousands marching through red square. it is the first such display of the soviet era ceremony. may day protestors also in the streets of indonesia. demonstrators say the peers in thailand have better living standards than they do. and in istanbul turkey, demonstrators clashing with police, police fired tier gas at the crowd near the historic square. protestors wanted to hold their rallies there, but were told no. more on the violence that followed. >> demonstrators and police have clashed in several neighborhoods. demonstrators tried to march to the square, the police prevented them using tier gas and water call nones. the government is preventing unions from using squares that a venue for the may day rally. distake right to demonstrateever and whenever they want. this is part of an on going struggle in this. there is not just about a may day rally, the government does have it's critics. it was democratically elected, it has won the local elections but it's critics believe it has been abusing it's power. nose who have ta
. angela merkel will talk about the possibilities of sanctions with russia. >> in pakistan, the taliban has frequently targeted girls a schools in the north. more than 400 schools have been destroyed by that group. but since they have pushed the taliban out, more than 300 of them have been rebuilt. >> this footage captures the moment the taliban bombed the school. during the two years the armed group ruled the northern region, it destroyed more than 400 schools, many of them for girls. the reason the group said at the time was simple. the primary and secondary institutions were providing education that was too western, and non-islamic. today, the situation is very different. after the taliban was pushed out of the area by the military in 2009, more than 350 schools have been reconstructed with the help of foreign governments and international aid agencies. she's in the tenth grade. and she's happy to be back in the classroom. >> when the taliban was in control, they made us so afraid. i didn't go to school for two years. now they are gone, and we can get an education without fear. >> report
on foreign policy. the new sanctions on russia, do you have any indication that they are having an effect. >> it's too soon to tell, but the president has been very deliberate, very measured. we've had a lot of engagement with our business community here, engaging their reaction to our sanctions and so far we have had their full support as well as, of course, importantly the support of our allies in the g- 7. >> want to ask you about an issue that has gripped america this week the nba scandal. do you think a $2.5 million fine and bap for life for donald sterling is punishment enough for what he said? >> well look, we support his decision. it's up to the nba and adam silver did a swift and thorough investigation and he reached a conclusion and we support his conclusion. >> do you think your fellow chicagoan oprah winfrey should bid for the clippers? >> i heard about that. i was excited to hear she was interested. seems to be a lot of buzz going on about that. >> sounds like you support the idea of him no longer owning the team though. >> i support the decision of adam silverman. i think wh
reported that ukraine has attained russia's military and cache to kiev on suspicion of espionage. he has been ordered to leave the country. it cited the ukrainian foreign ministry that the diplomatic skill was not named was detained on wednesday while undertaking intelligence activities. the ministry could not immediately be reached for comment. now still in ukraine acting president of the leaks and attention on has declared that the country is in a state of high alert and has set up military squad wants to help the company. one of the key of demonstrated in the eastern city of dani asked what a pro independence activists have declared the donning of people's republic and cctv searches on has been following the situation. incense and running co need and it's one of the centers of the anc keep protests in eastern ukraine. on wednesday rumors of a possible attack. this was the social media the swimming pool that the graft what they could to come on to protect this building the regional administration council now under the control of the self proclaimed the new people's republic. we read on
at the ethnic minty that says the government limits their religion and culture. >> russia's military attache detained in kiev as a spy for moscow. the government is helpless against militias taking away government buildings. the military is on full alert for a possible russian invasion. we are in donetsk, eastern ukraine. what can you tell us about the expulsion of this military attache? >> we don't have much details except for what the interim government said in kiev, that he had gone beyond his mandate as a diplomat in this country and carried out duties that looked more like espionage rather than diplomacy. he has been expelled but no deadline given to leave the country. we don't knee if he is still here or actually left. nor have we heard comments from moscow. >> officials said they believe some of the militants in the east are being coordinated and funded by moscow he. are you seeing changes on the ground where you are in donetsk that would suggest a full scale invasion by russian forces is possible or imminent? >> well, the changes we're seeing on the ground are that more and more buil
the interim government's tenuous hold on power there. further escalation of tension with russia and unrest in the east. acting president says russian militants have won the east. and security forces were helpless to stop pro-russian separatists. >>> let's take a look at stocks to watch. cardinal heating, $1.01 a share profit. textron with first quarter profits of 31 cents a share. overall profit fell 24% as textron delivered few bell helicopter s and unmanned aircraft systems. yelp lost 4 cents. it sells more mobile ads. avon earned 12 cents a share in the first quarter, nine cents below expectations. revenue below. >>> coming up, we'll talk deals and corporate taxes with roger altman. i have a couple other ones i want to talk to you about. top of the hour, jim paulson and josh feinman. squawk coming right back after this. this. [ grunting ] i'm taking off, but, uh, don't worry. i'm gonna leave the tv on for you. and if anything happens, don't forget about the new xfinity my account app. you can troubleshoot technical issues here. if you make an appointment, you can check out the status he
when he fled russia. >>> just ahead, hear what he says that money is being used for now. >>> plus, new questions for northern ireland's gerri adams over a murder that happened 40 years ago. >>> new evidence that the obama administration didn't tell the truth about the deadly attack in benghazi two years ago. stay with us. probably about five times.to qut it was different than the other times i tried to quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix varenicline is proven to help people quit smoking. it's a non-nicotine pill. chantix reduced my urge to smoke. that helped me quit smoking. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking, or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood, and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these, stop chantix, and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of mental-health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you develop these, stop chantix and see your doctor right
calling for broader, tougher sanctions to punish russia for the interference in ukraine. the civil war in south sudan is on the verge of famine. the united nations official warned today more than one million people fled the violence at the start of crucial planting season. she said she's appalled neither of the two warring leaders seems concerned by the looming disaster. violence overshadows election day in iraq as people headed to the polls today to cast ballots in parliamentary elections. at least five people died in independent attacks. jonathan rugman filed this report. >> reporter: it's the kind of democracy saddam hussein would have never allowed. but in a country now racked by sectarian violence, iraq goferred for eight years by nouri al maliki from the shia majority, a man who rarely smiles. he voted early today casting this election as a referendum on his war against terror. >> i wish to see a huge turnout. god willing, we'll celebrate the success of this election and defeat terrorism and those who bet the election would be postponed. >> reporter: in parts of anbar province th
. >> intel is producing taped conversation of intelligence operatives take their orders from russia, moscow, and everybody can tell the difference in the accents, and in the idioms and in the language, and so forth. and we know exactly who is giving these orders, we know where they are coming from. >> he's also heard describing his counterpart of of russia. >>> still ahead, it's really true. political ads going positive. we'll tell you why. first, she refused to tell congress what she knows about the irs targeting of conservative groups. now lois lerner's lawyers say they want to talk instead. >>> a former u.s. irs bureaucrat who refuses to talk to congress, lawyers want to talk to congress. it's an attempt to avoid a contempt citation for targeting conservative groups. >> reporter: are the house expected to vote as early as next week to hold former irs official lois lerner in cop temt of -- contempt of congress. her attorney sent a letter to john boehner requesting he be allowed to speak to the house? >> that's not the american way and that's not what's going to happen. >> in his letter, h
security person is here. >> a few hours ago. the security council met to discuss militants. >> russia nairing back with penalties. russian president vladimir putin warned russia may block western participation in the multi billion dollar energy center. the war of words matched more and more by violence on the ground. this, say u.s. officials is not what deescalation looks like. ups of pro russian protesters, seizing yet another ukrainian government building in the east. local riot police tried and failed to diffuse the standoff. u.s. officials say every day there is growing evidence that russia is orchestrating the unrest even as russian officials repeatedly deny it. >> they somehow want to assert that these people moving in disciplined military formation to take over buildings and then bring the local separatists in to occupy the building while they move on to another building. they assert that these people are merely local activists. as we have made clear, those kinds of claims are absurd. they defy any common sense. >> with moscow continuing to brush off american and european econo
russia and ukraine, a mere 34% approve. what does this does all add up to by a 53 to 39% margin voters say they would rather see republicans to counter obama's policies. are we seeing another set up for the gop like we saw in 2010? independents are more willing to vote for candidates who are against obamacare. they need to go out and be proud of obamacare and they should be using this as a message? what about the independent numbers? >> they are definitely important and i hope they run on obamacare car. i don't think that they will. i think it's really what's the message of the administration. i mean typically presidents don't do as well in the polling in their second term, this isn't a huge surprise to geeks who follow the numbers like you and i. i question what's the message, one minute it's birth control for women, and then red line he's not going to be enforce, then he's talking about the nba. what's the message of this administration? it seems like a ping-pong ball. on obamacare, it touches every single household and women that they are so convinced they have a monday noply on are
the u.s. secretary says sanctions against russia are working. they have not slowed dissent across ukraine. protesters occupy buildings in one of the largest cities in the east. more than 1,000 storm buildings armed with baseball bats and opened fire on police headquartersers. >> reporter: a day after washington announced a new round of sanctions, brussels linked the names of 15 linked to event in ukraine that it targets. nine are russian, ipp clueing demimry kozak who oversaw the crimea region into russia's federation. >> the e.r. u operator, and the defence minister in charge of the drops on the border. deputy foreign minister says:. >> the american list goes further, including companies and individuals, but stops short of targetting firms like rosnest, the oil giant, simply placing a ban and freeze on its director. now, russia will only feel the effect if there are further sanctions hitting the financial and energy sectors here. things which could hurt europe's interests as well. >> this mostly looks like political gestures, rather than any actions which can really jeopardise -
an independent state. ukraine and the u.s. blame russia for stirring up unrest here and helping the insurgents, and there are many people here who agree. they want a unified ukraine, resent russian interference and are making their voices heard. we met a pro government activist delivering razor wire to a national guard base in donetsk. the nearby base was attacked by separatist and he told us the troops here are nervous. could there be a civil war here? >> when they sent russian troops in ukraine. without russian russian army, we will not have a civil war. >> reporter: russia denies any involvement in the insurgency here and instead blames the u.s. for backing ukraine's government and causing the unrest. norah. >> all right, holly, thank you. >>> it is 7:19. ahead on "cbs this morning" we're there as a neighbor rescues a ,, >>> the offshore winds kicking into the gear overnight. looks like the hot wave has begun. in fact today these temperatures really going to soar starting out a little cool in the 40s and the 50s but beautiful out there right now to the coastline. going to be warm to hot by
. earnings from mark hoping to risk-off mindset coming out of the russia and ukraine conflict. the job number on friday. traders are not taking on a lot of positions ahead of those key economic point. we're back with my guest host for the hour, gregory rayborn of kobi partners. we are talking tech. i am curious what you make of amazon. there strategy to diversify into so many products is nothing new, but all of a sudden investors seem to care. >> i am wondering what was the catalyst. there is a rotation going on. you can see the rotation from a lot of the tech stocks. we are getting a price valuation for growth. i think this is certainly the first time in amazon history that people started to thinkolate forward and are we going to see this quarter 10 years from now, five years from now. is all we are building a huge platform with massive volume that does not make any money? >> are we looking at value versus growth now? >> absolutely. i think there is a huge move -- move towards that. i am not a big fan of balance sheets or was it three. -- wizardry. >> last year it was all about samsung beati
the money. president obama returns from asia, and he puts the financial screws to russia. >>> plus, one step closer to the self-driving car. backlash growing for the father who pushed his kid too far. and a big honor for nbc's own tom brokaw. it's tuesday, april 29th. "early today" starts right now. >>> good morning. i'm richard lui. communities in the south are on high alert again today. a devastating storm that has killed at least 27 over the past two days threatens a one-two punch on hardest hit alabama and mississippi. areas like tupelo, mississippi, were a part of 16 counties reporting tornado damage, says emergency management there. they won't know the lives lost until later this morning. constance lambert returned to her tornado-ravaged home, thankful to find her dog alive after one twister. the same storm system killed at least 16 people in arkansas, oklahoma and iowa sunday. nbc's sarah dallof is in bessemer. >> reporter: it has been a long night, long morning for our emergency crews here who are still on the scene. now that the sun is coming up, they're able to get their first good
near a seven-year high, despite what's going on in ukraine. the cac current is up 0.4%. in russia, up 1.2% as well. more on that in a second. earnings higher today. nokia leading the european indices after unveiling plans to return more than $3 billion to shareholders in buy backs and extra dividends. the stock today up nearly 8%. this is despite a slip in the company's first quarter revenue. although investors also appear to be welcoming the firm's new ceo. good moves higher from deutsche bank, up 2.6%. it also announced a bond issue to increase the strength of its balance sheet. no news about a capital hike. we did get more announcements today on the methodology for the european banking association's stress test which are coming out for the eu today. it will include fx an a spike higher in sovereign bond yield as well. we're focused on bp, the stock up not quite a percent in london. the oil giant saying earnings at its russian partner, rosneft, have been hit by a weaker ruble. that firm's ceo has been hit by u.s. sanctions. talking about the sanctions being announced by the u.s. and t
of new u.s. sanctions in russia over the crisis in ukraine take aim at seven russian government officials and 17 companies with ties to president vladimir putin. president obama says these new sanctions are meant to change the president's calculus. meanwhile putin has not pulled his troops back from ukraine's border and pro-russian separatists seized a police headquarters and government administration building in this town. critics are calling this latest round of sanctions inadequate. >>> secretary of state john kerry is apologizing for a statement he made last week. he warned israel could become an apartheid state. the comment has been getting backlash from politicians who called for an apology. kerry defends his record as a supporter of israel. saying if he would go back, he wouldn't have used the word apartheid. he also lashed out at criticism calling it partisan political attacks. >>> now time to turn to sports with richard lui this morning. it's nice to talk about the nba without the scandal here and a rivalry instead. >> for a second, francis. good morning to you. yeah, this is an
. the violence comes as the white house is lashing out at russia with those new economic sanctions targeting putin's inner circle of supporters. government officials and companies and one believed putin has personal investments in. but stopped short of hitting his personal wealth directly estimated in the tens of billions of dollars. its security people want most. man telling me we can't sleep at night because we don't know if russia will attack us tomorrow. muhammad lila, abc news, eastern ukraine. >>> president obama heading back to washington this morning from the philippines. before leaving he praised the men and women of the military who serve around the globe. there are more than 80,000 service members in the asia pacific region. on a trip to the large american military cemetery, the president honored american and filipino service members who fought side by side in the pacific in world war ii. >>> capitol police investigating death threats against senate majority leader harry reid. the threats are reportedly related to comments reid made about nevada rancher clive bun
to europe were up 15% last year. russia's top natural gas producer says any expansion of western bank sanctions could lead to adverse consequences and shares in the company. the kremlin meanwhile denounced a decision by the eu and u.s. to ramp up sanctions. seven individuals targeted by the white house. 17 companies have also been hit. and within the last hour, the eu has followed the states and expanded its black list of sanctions against high-profile russians. the eu is also targeting the deputy prime minister. william hague said the western had no option than to introduce these wider sanctions. >> increasing the scope of the sanctions placed on russia is the right response for the failure to implement the geneva agreement. in the last two hours, the united states has announced it is imposing sanctions on seven further russian government officials, including two members of president putin's inner circle. sanctions on 17 companies also linked to putin's inner circle and additional restrictions on 13 of those companies. >> joining us with their thoughts, joseph dire, and lankton. welc
underscores an increasingly tense standoff between russia and the west. >> yeah. and the men of ukraine's -- the mayor of ukraine's second city was in critical condition, shot in the back. >> investigators say they don't know who shot him. he was a key member of former ukrainian president victor yanukovych's party but is seeking to push for more local ethnic russian control while keeping the region part of ukraine. >> this report from the city of danesk. pro-russia activists stepped in with baton to break up a peaceful pro-ukraine demonstration. >>> the european union is set to impose new sanctions today on russia over the crisis in ukraine. >> they'll target 15 russian officials the e.u. believes are undermaining ukraine's -- undermining ukraine's sovereignty. this comes a day after the u.s. imposed sanctions of its own. jim sciutto can details. >> reporter: with the crisis in ukraine only growing more violent, the obama administration introduced new economic sanctions it says are designed to punish russia for orchestrating it. [ gunshot ] >> reporter: the sanctions fix on individuals
any receipts from master card, visa, american express from russia. we're not. charge something there, we are not going to pay it, goodbye, end of russian economy and travel to russia. he won't do it. >> what this does raises is this question about gradualism. where you -- you don't take the full set of sanctions that you you are contemplating and hit him with them all at once. >> why not. >> deter being his actions? >> hit him with your best shot. >> i think the reason is two fold, basically, bill. a lot of president obama's policies are involve russia as a cooperating partner. iran and syria come to mind. there are other examples. and the other thing is, of course, to be really effective major economic sanctions would necessarily involve the cooperation of our european allies who are much more financially intertwined and economically intertwined with russia than we. >> it's all weakness. >> i'm not disagreeing with i want to point out to the audience intellectually we understand that putin has sway in iran and we need that treaty for them to disassemble their nukes. but you are just
, everyone. president obama announcing tough new sanctions on russia over the crisis in ukraine. nbc's peter alexander is in manila, philippines, where the president is wrapping up a week-long tour of asia. >> reporter: willie, good morning. those new sanctions will target vladimir putin's billionaire cronies and russian companies in what president obama described as a calibrated effort to change russia's behavior. president obama was welcomed here in the philippines today, the fourth and final stop in his weeklong asia tour. but it's the crisis in ukraine that keeps demanding the president's attention. >> we are keeping in reserve additional steps should the situation escalate further. >> reporter: in this region, u.s. officials signed a ten-year agreement to preposition fighter jets, ships and american troops at philippine bases. two decade after the u.s. controlled bases here were forced to shut down. after visiting troops here tomorrow, president obama will head back to washington. willie? >> all right, peter alexander in manila, thanks. >>> some new video out of south korea shows the ca
many are trading with russia. 40% of russian traders trade with europe. so if we move this to russia, russia will retal -- >> we live in the neighborhood, the global neighborhood. and that's why this decision is so hard because what is clear politically is not consistent economically. all right. we are going to take a break, and when we come back, i want to ask you about -- will you say new normal for me? >> new normal. the boys from pepco think they are still there, and am i reading this? go back down. >> we'll take a quick break. when we come back, we'll have much more from muhammad alerian. much more right after the break. ♪ "first day of my life" by bright eyes ♪ you're not just looking for a house. you're looking for a place for your life to happen. ♪ >>> game of thrones continues. doesn't that sound like -- what is that? >> rome? >> the guy at the beginning, sounds just like him. do you watch? >> i do. >> at the beginning, all the things moving around. we'll go back to our special guest, former pimco cio and the chief economic adviser and member of the international execu
they reject a multibillion dollar bid from the u.s. giant. >>> and russia braces for further sanctions from the u.s. and europe as pro-russia separatists release one military observer but keep seven others hostage in eastern ukraine. >> you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. >> french president francois hollande is currently meeting with alstom's gm to hear an alternative proposal. let's go out to frankfurt for more on this. annetta, what has this approach from siemens meant for the future? >> this is a good sign that they are quite old when it comes to act weations. so some people would have or already said it might be the case that he's more reluctant and that would be very bad for siemens, so he's not trying to miss out on an outstanding opportunity. siemens is calling that a good sign for the future. so what is on the table, siemens according to the letter that was sent to the ceo yesterday and circulated and leaked to various media is bidding up to $15.3 billion u.s. dollars for those energy assets. that's a lot more than ge is putting o
newsroom." >>> president obama says the world must unite to show its disapproval of russia's actions in ukraine. speaking from malaysia today, the president said an international coalition is needed to avoid the perception that this is strictly a u.s. versus russia issue. >> it's important for us to take further steps, sending a message to russia that the kind of destabilizing activities that are taking place in the east and the south ukraine have to stop. >> moscow has refused to pull back thousands of troops at the ukrainian border and have denied flying military aircraft into ukraine's air space. >>> all right. here in the u.s., residents in several states are bracing for a possible outbreak of severe weather today. this could include tornadoes. we've already seen warnings and watches in several states. jennifer gray is in the cnn weather center. jennifer, we're starting to see activity percolate, right? >> yes. we're already watching this line continuing to push to the north and east. these are moving to the north and east at about 55 miles per hour. these are very fast moving st
>>> fresh fears this morning of an imminent invasion of ukraine with allegations that russia violated the country's air space overnight. >> president obama in malaysia this morning. but his visit comes exactly 50 days after flight 370 vanished. >> the nra takes center stage in indianapolis firing back at critics and bringing out the gop's big guns. >>> and get ready to see a lot more of this. the national weather service warning a violent weekend is ahead. >>> take a nice deep breath. i'm victor blackwell. >> we do have breaking news we need to tell you about this hour. the crisis in ukraine, it is intensifying by the hour it seems. the country's prime minister accusi accusing russia of crossing air space multiple time sfwls they are ready to release a round of additional sanctions. we're live in the ukraine with the latest. >> reporter: well, as you're saying, the situation here does grow more tense by the moment. the government in kiev continues to say they are launching what they're calling their anti-terrorism operation. just an indication of how chaotic the situation is,
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